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By Stanis?aw Lem

ISBN-10: 0156340402

ISBN-13: 9780156340403

Bringing his dual presents of clinical hypothesis and scathing satire to endure on that hapless planet, Earth, Lem sends his unfortunate cosmonaut, Ijon Tichy, to the 8th Futurological Congress. stuck up in neighborhood revolution, Tichy is shot and so seriously wounded that he's flashfrozen to look ahead to a destiny healing. Translated by way of Michael Kandel.

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It is true that there was but one Tripos, the Mathematical, but it would appear that College regulations secured in many cases a somewhat more general culture than is necessarily attained under the present system. A fair knowledge of Classics was always required for a Fellowship at Queens' in those days ; in fact, the actual examination was nearly confined to these subjects, Mr. Venn, for instance, after his degree, though he had obtained College prizes in Classics, devoted the whole following year pretty steadily to classical study before sitting for his Fellowship examination.

Amongst other duties to which this appointment introduced him, was the collection and publication of his father's Sermons, a rather unusual employment for one who was not yet a freshman at College. Added to the time which was required for one a novice in accounts to settle many long and intricate ones, I had at the same time to manage many of the affairs of the living, and provide Mr. Dealtry with that information which is required by one perfectly new to anything of the kind, he having never before even had a curacy [Mr.

Yet some of them made an impression which will never be effaced. I heard from Mr. Venn in those years an exposition of the Lord's Prayer so full and so clear that nothing I have since listened to from the lips of more celebrated pulpit orators has obliterated it from my memory. It happened that in one of those years a famine in Ireland called for public aid, and a simultaneous collection was made throughout all the churches of the London diocese. It fell to Mr. Venn's lot to preach the sermon in St.

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